US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) saw an upside of 1.10% to close Tuesday at $37.76 after adding $0.41 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,892,680 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $38.55 in the past week. An average of 1,814,775 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 2,238,648.
USFD’s 1-month performance is 13.43% or $5.39 on its low of $32.31 reached on 09/13/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $19.82 and high of $42.10, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 04/30/21. YTD, USFD has achieved 13.36% or $4.45. However, the current price is down -10.31%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Sep 24, 19 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD). Iacobucci Andrew E. (Chief Commercial Officer) most recently sold 16,325 shares at $35.14 per share on Sep 24. This transaction cost the insider $573,660. Chief Financial Officer, Locascio Dirk J., sold 21,529 shares at a price of $40.00 on Jun 08. Then, on May 14, Chairman & CEO Satriano Pietro sold 133,561 shares at a price of $39.00 per share. This transaction amounted to $5,208,879.
US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.20 for the broader industry and 24.63 for the sector. The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 51.82 and a low of 5.554. USFD stock has a beta of 1.75. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.32 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 2.35.
US Foods Holding Corp.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 0.90, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.50 meaning that USFD stock is not able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 1.51, while the total debt to equity was 1.59. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 16.00%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 2.30% while for the period ending June 29; US Foods Holding Corp.’s operating margin was 0.90%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $3.72 billion against revenue of $22.89 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income grew 40.49% to $7.66 billion, while revenue of $6.29 billion was 17.85% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected USFD to announce $0.36 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.58, representing a 61.10% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $222.0 million. USFD stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 8.96 billion, with total debt at $5.69 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $222.51 million
Let’s look briefly at US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 12 October was 66.36% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 42.10%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $37.33, reflecting a +4.08% or $1.48 change from its current price. USFD is currently trading +14.42% above its 20-day SMA, -0.61% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +12.48% and +13.36% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 82.38% and 82.85% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.24. The RSI (14) points at 64.50%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 81.60% with the period’s ATR at 1.17. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 1.11 and 1.36 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD), UBS launched coverage with a Neutral rating. Analysts offering their rating for USFD stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate USFD as a “sell,”, while 5 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 8 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is USFD’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $36.00 and a high of $50.00, with their median price target at $45.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) stock is $44.58.